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Ernesto
Ernesto R. is from the village of Barangay Baresbes, Quezon, Nueva Vizcaya. He is 44 years old, is married, and has three school-aged children.

Ernesto owns and operates a business raising pigs for sale. He has been engaged in his business for over three years and earns approximately 5,500 PHP a month.

In 2009, Ernesto joined ASKI to gain access to financial services to help improve his living situation and his ability to engage in business activities. He is requesting a loan of 20,000 PHP which will be used to purchase pig feed and other supplies. This loan will be his first from ASKI. He plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to pay his children's tuition fees.


About ASKI:
ASKI is one of the most successful microfinance institutions in the Philippines. It has twenty-one branches covering the Central and Northeastern areas. Its clients are mostly of farmers, fisherfolk and small entrepreneurs.


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Additional Information

About Alalay sa Kaunlaran, Inc.

This loan is made possible by Alalay sa Kaunlaran, Inc. (ASKI), which means “a partner in development.” ASKI has been in operation for 25 years and runs multiple successful initiatives in addition to microlending. Its main microfinance branch focuses on lending to microentrepreneurs, small farmers, and fisher folk. ASKI also provides microinsurance and marketing support for borrowers, as well as educational programs to develop the skills of both borrowers and staff. The ASKI Foundation funds community development projects such as a daycare feeding program and scholarships for children. ASKI Global helps overseas Filipinos develop entrepreneurial and financial skills to maximize the impact of remittances.

ASKI’s motto is “Together, let’s make things happen!” Join ASKI's Kiva Lending Team or view its website.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1430
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,139,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 46.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Ernesto to purchase pig feed and other supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 26, 2009
Listed
Dec 20, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 15, 2010